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Director, Educational Planning,Counseling & Completion (Central & North Campus)

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    114989039

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Director, Educational Planning,Counseling & Completion (Central & North Campus)

Essential Job Functions :
  • Supervise, coordinate, and direct all educational planning, student success initiatives, retention, and completion activities. Manage student traffic to ensure high quality services are provided.
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of the office, manage the educational planning and completion budget, approve payroll, and maintain office schedules.
  • Interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate a diverse staff through the performance management system. Make appropriate staffing recommendations in accordance with College policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with counterparts to ensure consistent and uniform application of all functions, processes, and services within educational planning and completion across the College.
  • Provide support and direction during urgent circumstances to staff administering mental health and crisis counseling as needed.
  • Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies with students.
  • Coordinate graduation application process and assist with commencement activities.
  • Monitor retention interventions that address the characteristics and needs of a diverse population.


Additional Job Functions :
  • Consult and collaborate with the Dean of Student Development to plan, implement, and evaluate the plans and services of the campus through data analysis. Submit monthly and annual written reports including professional improvement and growth activities.
  • Represent SJC with outside educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations. Serve as department liaison and on campus/college committees as requested.
  • Monitor Educational Planning, Counseling and Accessibility Service's web presence to include the college website content and use of social media.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
  • Maintain a personal and professional commitment to the college values and the success of SJC and its students.
  • Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff and faculty members in the development and administration of programs within Student Development, Retention, and Completion as well as throughout the college.
  • Excellent oral & written communication, interpersonal, organization and presentation skills as well as possess personal computer literacy.
  • Be knowledgeable of and responsive to FERPA law and regulations.
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously as well as develop new projects and programs with little supervision.
  • Ability to safeguard sensitive and/or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.
  • Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and projects.
  • Ability to interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate a diverse population of personnel.
  • Ability to provide feedback, support, and encouragement to staff members.
  • Ability to perform all the essential functions of the position.


Required Education :

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university required.

Preferred Education :
  • Master's degree in Counseling or Education

Required Experience :
  • 2 or more years of experience supervising full-time employees.
  • 5 or more years of experience providing various modes of advising /educational planning and / or counseling in higher education system.
  • Experience with creating and fostering student success, retention and completion.

Preferred Experience :
  • Budget management experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with Banner Student Systems or other student database software systems preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with administering and evaluating college-level assessments, including computerized tests.
  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with crisis situations.


Salary Grade: 29

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2194

Posting Close Date: 11/1/2019

PI114989039

<br/><b>San Jacinto College</b><br/><br/><b>Equal Opportunity Statement:</b> The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.<br/><br/><b> Director, Educational Planning,Counseling & Completion (Central & North Campus) </b><br><br><strong> Essential Job Functions :</strong> <br><ul><li> Supervise, coordinate, and direct all educational planning, student success initiatives, retention, and completion activities. Manage student traffic to ensure high quality services are provided. </li><li> Coordinate and direct the activities of the office, manage the educational planning and completion budget, approve payroll, and maintain office schedules. </li><li> Interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate a diverse staff through the performance management system. Make appropriate staffing recommendations in accordance with College policies and procedures. </li><li> Collaborate with counterparts to ensure consistent and uniform application of all functions, processes, and services within educational planning and completion across the College. </li><li> Provide support and direction during urgent circumstances to staff administering mental health and crisis counseling as needed. </li><li> Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies with students. </li><li> Coordinate graduation application process and assist with commencement activities. </li><li> Monitor retention interventions that address the characteristics and needs of a diverse population. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Additional Job Functions :</strong> <br><ul><li> Consult and collaborate with the Dean of Student Development to plan, implement, and evaluate the plans and services of the campus through data analysis. Submit monthly and annual written reports including professional improvement and growth activities. </li><li> Represent SJC with outside educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations. Serve as department liaison and on campus/college committees as requested. </li><li> Monitor Educational Planning, Counseling and Accessibility Service's web presence to include the college website content and use of social media. </li></ul> <br><br><strong> Knowledge, Skills and Abilities </strong> <strong> :</strong> <br><ul><li> Maintain a personal and professional commitment to the college values and the success of SJC and its students.<br> </li><li> Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff and faculty members in the development and administration of programs within Student Development, Retention, and Completion as well as throughout the college. </li><li> Excellent oral & written communication, interpersonal, organization and presentation skills as well as possess personal computer literacy. </li><li> Be knowledgeable of and responsive to FERPA law and regulations. </li><li> Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously as well as develop new projects and programs with little supervision. </li><li> Ability to safeguard sensitive and/or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure. </li><li> Ability to meet deadlines for assigned reports and projects. </li><li> Ability to interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate a diverse population of personnel. </li><li> Ability to provide feedback, support, and encouragement to staff members. </li><li> Ability to perform all the essential functions of the position. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Required Education :</strong> <br> <br><ul><li> Master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university required. </li></ul><br> <strong> Preferred Education : </strong> <br><ul><li> Master's degree in Counseling or Education </li></ul><br> <strong> Required Experience :</strong> <br><ul><li> 2 or more years of experience supervising full-time employees. </li><li> 5 or more years of experience providing various modes of advising /educational planning and / or counseling in higher education system. </li><li> Experience with creating and fostering student success, retention and completion. </li></ul><br> <strong> Preferred Experience : </strong> <br><ul><li> Budget management experience is preferred. </li><li> Knowledge and experience with Banner Student Systems or other student database software systems preferred. </li><li> Knowledge and experience with administering and evaluating college-level assessments, including computerized tests. </li><li> Knowledge and experience in dealing with crisis situations. </li></ul> <br><br><b> Salary Grade: </b> 29 <br><br> Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. <b> See Salary Schedule </b> <br><br><b> Requisition Number: </b> req2194 <br><br><b> Posting Close Date: </b> 11/1/2019 <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/8OmmwgU4Qdr1tEVNhwwLg"> <p>PI114989039</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-30 Expires: 2019-11-30

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